1. Getting Started -- 2. Web Environment -- 3. Web File Formats -- 4. Speedy Web Graphics -- 5. Cross-Platform Color -- 6. Transparency -- 7. Background Tiles -- 8. Links, Maps, Frames -- 9. Rules, Bullets, Buttons -- 10. Typography -- 11. Alignment -- 12. Animation
Preparing Web Graphics will help you understand how to make proper images that load fast and look good, whether you're working with web graphics for the first time or you're a seasoned digital artist wanting to transfer print graphics skills to web design. Using real-world techniques, full-color images, charts, and graphics as well as advice from an industry expert, you'll gain invaluable insight into the intricacies of this powerful medium. You'll explore the inner workings of web graphics creation, preparation, and delivery; learn the ins and outs of using browser-safe colors; and get in-depth information on animated GIFs, imagemaps, and transparency. Plus, you'll find out how to make your graphics hold up when viewed across multiple browsers, computer platforms, and operating systems. Preparing Web Graphics - graphics essentials for publishers who want to understand how to make the best images for the web!